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Hastings Keith papers, 1959-1972, 1984-1989


Published 1959
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Biographical and position papers of Massachusetts State Senator and U.S. Congressman Hastings Keith. Includes 10 folders on the Cape Cod National Seashore, including bills H.R. 5786, H.R. 989, introduced by Hasting Keith promoting the establishment of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Also included is an oral history transcript from the Library of Congress recording the major bills and achievements of this former congressman. Position Papers include the Tanker Disaster Act of 1967 and papers and correspondence concerning the controversial creation of a wildlife refuge on Monomoy Island the the debated Phase Down of the Otis Air Force Base. Other issues covered in Keith's papers include: Nantucket Sound Island Trust, Naushon Trust, Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, Penn Central Rail freight service shutdown and the Plymouth-Provincetown Celebration Committee. Included in this collection are photographs (38 items) dated 1967 related to Congressman Keith

These materials were deposited by Hasting Keith in 1973

The Honorable Hastings Keith, A Representative from Massachusetts, was born in Brockton, Mass., November 22, 1915. He was elected as a Republican to the 86th Congress and six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1973). Congressman Keith retired to his summer property in Bourne, Mass. During his time in Congress, Congressman Keith worked on Fisheries projects and was a co-sponsor of the Cape Cod National Seashore legislation

Finding aid is available on the Nickerson Archive website

List of Nickerson Room finding aids is available on the Internet

This collection is part of the Individual Manuscript Collection series of the W. B. Nickerson Cape Cod History Archives, Wilkens Library, Cape Cod Community College


Volume 1 folders,4 items
Pages 406
Language English
Digitizing sponsor Federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
Book contributor W.B. Nickerson Cape Cod History Archives, Wilkens Library, Cape Cod Community College
Collection capecodcommunitycollege; regionaldigitizationmass; americana

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